I don't know about you, but sometimes, I don't always prioritize self-care. I don't exercise as much as I should. I should stretch and do yoga every day, but I don't. Sometimes, I eat crappy food. And don't even get me started on how I fail to manage stress in my life! But, one of the things I do every single month to help feel my best is to keep my standing massage appointment with my massage therapist.


Benefits of Massage

Aside from feeling amazing, there are numerous benefits of massage therapy. According to the Mayo Clinic, massage improves circulation, decreases stiffness and inflammation, alleviates soreness, enhances sleep quality, boosts flexibility, and strengthens the immune response. There are so many reasons WHY you should get regular massages but there's a big looming reason why most people don't...

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What's the Average Cost of a Massage in Southern Indiana?

In the Evansville area, most therapists charge between $55 and $85 for an hour-long massage. Additionally, it's customary to tip 20%. So, you're looking at a total cost ranging from $65 to $100 for an hour-long massage. Some people simply can't afford it or can't justify budgeting $85 toward a monthly massage.

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How Can I Get a FREE Massage in the Southern Indiana area?

If you need a massage but can't do the $55-100, consider booking a free massage at Ivy Tech with a massage therapy student. Massage therapy students need 90 hours of massage to complete their program. They offer these openings to the community. Of course, availability is limited and subject to students' schedules. And for heaven's sake, take some cash to tip the students (if it's allowed)! And don't be a cheapskate. You are getting a FREE massage! Click here to see the available days and times for free massages. 

What Does It Take to Become a Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of Indiana?

According to the Ivy Tech website, students must complete at least 625 hours of supervised instruction to meet the Indiana state requirement and complete one or more certification exams.

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If you've ever wanted to live in a famous house, now is your chance! The Roseanne house is for sale and was recently listed through RE/MAX Revolution. 

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Evansville Community Resource Guide

If you have found yourself in need of a little extra help, you are not alone and there are many resources available within the Evansville community. Below you will find resources for everything from childcare to housing assistance and financial assistance to budgeting help. There is a wealth of resources available in our community.

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